Australia’s love for fast fashion is hurting some of the world’s most vulnerable workers | The Drum

“Our workers had given their entire life for them – but they don’t even reply!”

When COVID-19 hit, some of the world’s biggest retailers refused to pay up, leaving millions of vulnerable workers facing an uncertain future.

Reporter Ruby Cornish takes a look.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

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